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G.Skill Displays Phoenix II SATA 6 Gbps SSD with Blazing 550 MB/s Speeds

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#2
Glad to see AMD controllers doing well on new SF-2000 SSD's, since many other sites advertised that "Sandy Bridge Platform" is a must-have to take full advantage of the new chips.
 

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Just peed a little.

I kinda wish there were power consumption numbers to go with it
 

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Wow - now i feel like im not any more toughest guy in the village (running Force 120 @ Raid 0) :wtf: hope near summer they will cost ~200 per unit, then will upgrade.
 
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What happens when there are data on that drive to speed ?

It's even slower than 'regular' HDDs. :)
 
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The new Big Boys are definitely here.
 
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newfellow,
Err...
What? Whatever you're smoking, stop it. You're making no sense.
 
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I've always been impressed with G.Skill's memory sticks. Now they're starting to impress me even more with their SSDs.
550mb read/500mb write is just....whats the word I'm looking for?... ORGASMIC! :laugh:
Price seems very steep though :eek:
 
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If I had the money, I'd get one of these for my laptop in a heartbeat. My laptop has an AMD SB850 southbridge, so all my ports should be good for SATA 6Gb/s. :rockout:
 
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So the 250GB version would be ~400$. Add to that price UE taxes + VAT and the product will be somewhere around 500€....
 
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Great has nearly 5 times the write speed of my drive ha ha, over twice as fast read.

I want this. But for cheap.
 
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And when you think that the Seagate Cheetahs are only half of price of those SSDs on the same size, you start to wonder....
 
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And when you think that the Seagate Cheetahs are only half of price of those SSDs on the same size, you start to wonder....
There's really no comparison here, SSD's are superior in every way. To be honest, those Cheetahs sound ridiculously overpriced.
 

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Dang Fast drive. But by the time you install windows want have to much room to play but I guess it is only a matter of time before larger size ones come onto the market.
 

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The new controllers are blazingly fast. Wonder what Idilnx and samsung are doing for the next gen drives.